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Guillermo García Alcocer, CRE’s president commissioner, trusts that the investment that has been already implemented in Mexico, ascending to approximately US$219 billion, will make it harder to revert the energy markets that surged because of the energy reform, no matter the results that may come with the elections or the NAFTA renegotiation coming […]

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On July 3 was announced that Generadora Fénix, an association between the Mexican Electrician’s Union and Mota-Engil, would be the seller of the energy produced with the leachate coming from Bordo Poniente. The total of the energy will be sold to Mexico City for public lightning at MX$2.1 per kW/h.

OECD reported that […]

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Rotoplas announced, on June 25, its interest in becoming the first company to emit a sustainable bond in the Mexican and Latin American markets. Nevertheless, just one day after this announcement analysts warned of the risky bond, stating that it has not enough warranties.

On the same day, it was announced that […]

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The National Electric System Development Program, or PRODESEN, is the main tool to plan and design the electric infrastructure Mexico will need to cover its energy demand, on a 15-year period, following the country’s objectives of efficiency, quality and reliability of the National Energy System, or SEN, as well as its commitment with the […]

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On May 22 CFE’s director announced that the company had MX$350 million allocated to face the 30 hurricanes expected in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. And rightly so since heavy rain conditions caused spotted blackouts on Sunday evening in the north of Tamaulipas. As of 12:30 of Monday CFE […]

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As the Energy Reform continues evolving, qualified users face an avalanche of options to satisfy their energy consumption requirements, each having its own risks and benefits, which companies now have to evaluate and compare to choose the option that best fits their interests, panelists said on Wednesday at the Mexico Energy Forum 2017 in […]

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Mexico initiated its nuclear program at the late 1950s when the country opened the National Nuclear Energy Commission, which led to the construction of Mexico’s only nuclear power plant, Laguna Verde, in 1976. Since then, the advancement of the national nuclear sector has moved relatively slowly, with the construction of Laguna Verde’s second reactor in 1995, […]

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Nuclear energy is as feared as misunderstood. It is based on nuclear fission, a nuclear reaction process in which the nucleus of an atom splits. In consequence, free neutrons and protons are produced, releasing a large amount of energy. The main principle of nuclear energy is that nuclear reactors convert the energy released from nuclear […]

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The deployment of renewable energies has far reaching consequences that go beyond the mitigation of climate change and economic competitiveness. Renewables are altering and lowering market prices for electricity on a global basis, and much of the new capacity has fallen out of the hands of large utilities. The large expanse of market […]

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When analyzing the production levels of each form of energy, certain patterns begin to form due to distinct factors. Contrary to energy sources such as hydrocarbons that are very strongly influenced by the economy for output, some renewables are more significantly affected by the actual availability of resources at the time.

What exactly does […]

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